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Michigan : visions of our past

Author: Richard J Hathaway
Publisher: East Lansing, Mich. : Michigan State University Press, 1989.
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Several Michigan scholars believe there is much to learn from Michigan's colorful history. People study history to learn about the growth and experiences of their forebears, how they shaped the land we know today. One can gain much more from this study, however, if the lessons are used as a guide in making today's decisions. Throughout the history of michigan, many problems occur and recur: satisfying a diverse  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Michigan.
East Lansing, Mich. : Michigan State University Press, 1989
(DLC) 88043042
(OCoLC)18949502
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard J Hathaway
ISBN: 9781609170479 1609170474
OCLC Number: 630737828
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (343 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Table of Contents; Advisory Board; Preface; Introduction --
Richard J. Hathaway ; I. Land and People of Freshwater: The Geography of Michigan --
Richard Santer; II. Unconquered Nations: The Native Peoples of Michigan --
George Cornell; III. Furs, Faith and Fleur-de-lys: The French Experience in Michigan --
David Armour; IV. Revolution in the Wilderness: Michigan as Colony and Territory, 1760-1830s --
John Cumming; V. Michigan's Quest for Statehood, 1832-1837 --
Roger Rosentreter; VI. Plows, Ships and Shovels: Economic Development in Michigan, 1836-1866 --
Larry Massie. VII. Modernizing Michigan: Political and Social Trends, 1836-1866 --
Justin KestenbaumVIII. Michigan in the Gilded Age: Politics and Society, 1866-1900s --
Bruce Rubenstein and Larry Ziewacz; IX. Not Just Automobiles: Contributions of Michigan to the National Economy, 1866-1917 --
Francis Blouin; X. Putting the Nation on Wheels: The Michigan Automobile Industry to 1945 --
George May; XI. A Better Life for All: Political and Social Reform in Michigan, 1890-1919 --
Saralee Howard-Filler; XII. Transition and Turmoil: Social and Political Development in Michigan, 1917-1945 --
Nora Faires. XIII. Boom, Bust and Bombs: The Michigan Economy, 1917-1945 --
Philip KorthXIV. From Forest and Field to Factory: Michigan Workers and the Labor Movement, 1837-1945 --
Jeremy Kilar; XV. Hard Times-Good Times: The Michigan Economy, 1945-1980s --
Jeffrey Kleiman; XVI. Leadership in a State of Change, 1945-1980s --
George Weeks; XVII. The Search for Community: Michigan Society and Education, 1945-1980s; --
DeWitt S. Dykes, Jr. ; Afterword. Michigan Vision: A Usable Past --
Richard J. Hathaway ; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Richard J. Hathaway.

Abstract:

Several Michigan scholars believe there is much to learn from Michigan's colorful history. People study history to learn about the growth and experiences of their forebears, how they shaped the land we know today. One can gain much more from this study, however, if the lessons are used as a guide in making today's decisions. Throughout the history of michigan, many problems occur and recur: satisfying a diverse population, economic booms and busts, business and labor conflicts, religion in public education, environmental concerns. A number of writers collaborated to bring suc.

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